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Weather department predicts widespread rain and snow in J&K, Ladakh

Last Updated on March 6, 2022 at 4:45 pm

Weather department predicted moderate to heavy rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh for coming twenty four hours.

Cloudy weather remained to continue in J&K and Ladakh on Sunday. “A fresh Western Disturbance activity over J&K and Ladakh. Widespread rain/snow is likely to occur during the next 24 hours,” an official of the MeT department told IANS.

Srinagar witnessed 5.8, Pahalgam 1.2 and Gulmarg minus 2.0 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature. Drass in the Ladakh region witnessed minus 5.0, Leh minus 2.5 and Kargil recorded minus 9.8 as the night’s lowest temperature. Jammu city had 14.0, Katra 12.7, Batote 7.7, Banihal 7.1 and Bhaderwah 5.9 as the minimum.

Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 5.8°C against 2.1°C on the previous night, the official said. He further informed that the temperature was 1.8°C above normal for this time of the year in the famous resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.